The Guardian

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is The Guardian doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 40

The Guardian has a DitchCarbon Score of 40 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability efforts. This score reflects the company’s current carbon intensity, suggesting there is significant room for improvement. A higher score would denote a lower carbon intensity and better alignment with environmental sustainability goals.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

Very low

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Very high

The Guardian is part of the paper products industry, which has a low carbon intensity ranking compared to other industries. Some industries are more damaging than others, this ranking gives you an indication of how carbon intensive the industry is which this company operates in.

Location emissions intensity

Very low

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Very high

The Guardian operates in the UK, which has a very low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy grid. This favorable environmental context supports The Guardian’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their operations.
0.73%

...this company is doing 0.73% worse in emissions than the industry average.

The Guardian, established in 1821, is based in London and operates within the paper products industry. Renowned for its platform Guardian Jobs, the company connects quality candidates with top recruiters from the UK and beyond. It offers a comprehensive job search service, catering to a diverse range of professional opportunities.

Good news, The Guardian has committed to SBTi goals

The Guardian has pledged to align its operations with the Science Based Targets initiative to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This commitment means the company will implement strategies to cut carbon emissions in line with what climate science deems necessary to limit global warming.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

The Guardian should focus on procuring goods and services with reduced carbon footprints to achieve a potential 25% reduction in their Scope 3 emissions.
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